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Deep Dive is a podcast from the editorial department of The Japan Times, the most widely read English news source in Japan. The hosts for this biweekly show (released on Wednesday 7:00 PM Japan Standard Time) are Cory Baird, a staff writer for the domestic news division, and Oscar Boyd, an editor and writer in the life and culture section. For each episode the hosts will be joined by editorial staff from our newsroom as well as other guests who have their fingers closest to the pulse of current events and other trends in Japan.

Deep Dive is a podcast from the editorial department of The Japan Times, the most widely read English news source in Japan. The hosts for this biweekly show (released on Wednesday 7:00 PM Japan Standard Time) are Cory Baird, a staff writer for the domestic news division, and Oscar Boyd, an editor and writer in the life and culture section. For each episode the hosts will be joined by editorial staff from our newsroom as well as other guests who have their fingers closest to the pulse of current events and other trends in Japan.
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Japan

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Deep Dive is a podcast from the editorial department of The Japan Times, the most widely read English news source in Japan. The hosts for this biweekly show (released on Wednesday 7:00 PM Japan Standard Time) are Cory Baird, a staff writer for the domestic news division, and Oscar Boyd, an editor and writer in the life and culture section. For each episode the hosts will be joined by editorial staff from our newsroom as well as other guests who have their fingers closest to the pulse of current events and other trends in Japan.

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@japantimes

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English


Episodes

6: Japan's changing demographics

1/9/2019
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As Japan becomes a more ethnically diverse and multicultural country, aging communities are grappling with the complexities of how to live with new, young tenants from different cultures. Their trials and tribulations offer insight into how Japan will cope with an expected influx of young, foreign workers in a graying country with limited experience in hosting blue-collar workers. Staff reporter Sakura Murakami joins Cory Baird and Oscar Boyd to discuss the issue. Read the full article...

Duration:00:18:29

5: Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki

12/31/2018
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Japanese astronaut Naoko Yamazaki dropped by the Deep Dive studios for a brief chat with Oscar Boyd about her journey into space and beyond.

Duration:00:10:34

4: Happy holidays

12/24/2018
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Happy holidays to all our listeners! There's no episode this week, we're on holiday, too! Thanks for all the support so far., join us again in the New Year for more from Deep Dive.

Duration:00:01:25

3: MeToo rises in Japan

12/12/2018
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What happens when a journalist comes forward with allegations of sexual harassment against one of Japan's top government officials? And how does the incident relate to the global MeToo movement? Sayuri Daimon, managing editor of The Japan Times, joins Oscar Boyd and Cory Baird to explain Japan's MeToo movement and how it fits into broader gender issues in the country. * [Read the full article on The Japan Times'...

Duration:00:19:57

2: The hangover that followed Japan's bubble era

11/28/2018
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In the 1980s and '90s, Japan experienced one of history’s greatest economic bubbles. Fast cars, designer clothes, expensive nights out … Japan had money and lots of it. Then the bubble burst, leading to a hangover that the country has been unable to shake to this day. Japan Times staff writer Alex Martin joins Oscar Boyd and Cory Baird to discuss the end of the bubble era and what it means for Japan. Read the full article:...

Duration:00:16:26

1: Dual nationality in Japan

11/14/2018
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Japan's Nationality Act forces young adults with multiple citizenships to choose their nationality by their 22nd birthday. The choice is so tough that many flout the law and instead choose to live in a legal gray zone. Oscar Boyd is joined by Japan Times staff writers Sakura Murakami and Cory Baird to discuss the issue.

Duration:00:19:47

2: Dual Nationality

10/30/2018
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Episode 1 Japan's Nationality Act forces young adults with multiple citizenships to choose their nationality by their 22nd birthday. The choice is so tough that many flout the law and instead choose to live in a legal gray zone. Oscar Boyd is joined by Japan Times staff writers Sakura Murakami and Cory Baird to discuss the issue.

Duration:00:20:37

1: Coming soon

10/23/2018
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Welcome to Deep Dive, a podcast looking beneath the surface of Japan. Episode 1 will debut on Nov. 14, 2018. Deep Dive is a production from The Japan Times, the most widely read English news source in Japan.

Duration:00:00:59